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Server.ServerType Property


Gets the server type for the instance of SQL Server.

Namespace:   Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo (in Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo.dll)

<SfcPropertyAttribute(SfcPropertyFlags.None Or SfcPropertyFlags.Standalone Or SfcPropertyFlags.SqlAzureDatabase Or SfcPropertyFlags.Matrix)>
Public ReadOnly Property ServerType As DatabaseEngineType

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Common.DatabaseEngineType

A T:Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ServerType object that specifies the server type for the instance of SQL Server.

The server type indicates whether the instance of SQL Server is a matrix or a singleton.


Server srv = new Server("(local)");
Console.WriteLine("The server type is " + srv.ServerType.ToString());


$srv = new-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server("(local)")
Write-Host "The server type is" $srv.ServerType
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